The table below looks at the statistics for TDD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Rank 21 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing TDD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.88% 1.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91 67 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 79.82% 69.07% 57.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 22
Average daily rate £327 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 10
Average hourly rate £34.57 £36.00 £27.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.98% +32.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.45 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

TDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

TDD Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

TDD
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TDD across the Portsmouth region.

TDD Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

TDD
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TDD across the Portsmouth region.

TDD Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) LiveCycle
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source

TDD
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region citing TDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (33.33%) WATIR
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe